Chow Chee (aka Archie Chow) was the eldest son of Chow Lee’s second wife; this photo was taken in front of the Masonic Hall in Cumberland B.C. and the ceremony was held upstairs. Chow Chee’s bride was from China; Date: ca. 1930's?
Names: Marie Lowe (5th person from the left); Faye Leung (far right, between seated boy and standing man) Faye is now known as the "Hat Lady" who helped bring down the Vander Zalm Government. Date: May 21, 1939.
The buildings in this photo have been identified as: the Home of Ng Da Dun (house with smoke rising from the chimney). Ng Da Dun worked on the railroad keeping it greased and clean until 1955- he then became a Gardener for the Bickle Family. Across the yard to the left is the home of Lung Suey; the large building on the right is the Lun Ling Club. Date: C. Late 1950's - Mid 1960's
Sam Yick’s house in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. can be seen in this photo; there is a cabbage patch and a mailbox on the right side. Yick also lived on Minto Road in the Comox Valley (Vancouver Island) B.C. for a time. Date: ca. Early 1960's.